Triton Digital®, the global technology and services provider to the digital audio, podcast, and broadcast radio industries, announced today the release of its May 2023 reporting period (May 1, 2023 – May 28, 2023), U.S. Podcast Ranker, as measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service. The month of May had 226M downloads.
Yet again, SiriusXM Podcast Network remained in the #1 spot on the Top Sales Networks Report for the month of May, with 53.6M Average Weekly Downloads and 14.9M Average Weekly Users. Wondery climbed up to #2 with 33.5M Average Weekly Downloads and 8.8M Average Weekly Users, followed by NPR at #3 with 32.6M Average Weekly Downloads and 6.5M Average Weekly Users.
For this reporting period, the top three podcasts based on downloads included NPR News Now (NPR) again at #1, Crime Junkie (audiochuck) again at #2, and The Ben Shapiro Show (Cumulus Podcast Network) climbing to #3.
For listeners, the top three podcasts in May included Crime Junkie (audiochuck) again at #1, Dateline NBC (NBCUniversal News Group) climbing to #2, and Up First (NPR) at #3.
The Top Sales Network Reports are ranked by Average Weekly Downloads and Average Weekly Users in accordance with v2.1 of the IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines. Participating Sales Networks include content owners/creators and sales representation organizations. Certified by the IAB Tech Lab, Triton’s Podcast Metrics eliminates inconsistent measurement practices and self-reported data, providing content creators, marketers, media buyers, and the audio industry at large with validated and transparent podcast audience data.
Any sales network or publisher with an audience in the United States is eligible to participate in the U.S. Podcast Report. To learn more, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Triton Digital
Triton Digital® is the global technology and services leader to the digital audio, podcast, and broadcast radio industries. Operating in more than 80 countries, Triton provides innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services to build their audience, maximize revenue, and streamline their day-to-day operations. In addition, Triton powers the global online audio industry with Webcast Metrics®, the leading streaming audio measurement service and Podcast Metrics, one of the first IAB certified podcast measurement services in the industry. With unparalleled integrity, excellence, teamwork, and accountability, Triton remains committed to connecting audio, audience, and advertisers to continuously fuel the growth of the global audio industry. For more information, visit www.TritonDigital.com.